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UNITED KINGDOM – ‘KEY LIST’ WHOLESALERS Company Key Product Contact Company Size SA Product Brochured Comments TUI UK - Lisa Fitzell TUI operates under 3 brands, Austravel 2008-2009 brochure: Austravel/Thomson brands Austravel & Travelmood & Program Director Australasia Austravel, Travelmood and - The Ghan & Indian Pacific send approx 55,000 combined Thomson Aus/NZ (moving on at the end of Thomson Australia/NZ. - Wilpena Pound Resort to Australia per year. Mimet House November 08) - Temptation Sailing 5a Praed Street Austravel has a very well - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris Austravel have 100% London Karen Joyce established name across the - Baird Bay Eco Charters Australian content in brochure. W2 1NJ Product Manager UK and Ireland and send - Kangaroo Island Sealink Target Market 45+. Individual www.austravel.com Australasia approx 60k per year through - North Adelaide Heritage Apartments and coach touring products/ www.travelmood.com their 10 shops across - Mercure Grosvenor Hotel Family market. www.thompson.co.uk Nikki Venning UK/Ireland. - Majestic Roof Garden Hotel Senior Product Executive - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel Coop marketing, we have Australasia Travelmood is of the leading, - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury worked with Austravel in their direct sell, Australian - Padthaway Estate Homestead Endeavour Magazine and are specialist in the UK. - Robe House working on large consumer - Chardonnay Lodge promotion with Borders Thomson is one of the UK’s - Ozone Seafront Hotel bookshops.. largest wholesale holiday - Kangaroo Island Lodge brands, currently with a - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Travelmood send approx dedicated Australia/NZ - Rawnsley Park Station 23,000 pax to Australia per brochure distributed - Australian Wild Escapes ‘Barossa year. They also have a throughout its 450 retail Valley Discovery’ (National) dedicated Australia brochure shops across the UK. - APT - Highlights of Kangaroo Island. As of 2009 they will feature - Stranraer Homestead Travelmood have been a the Austravel Brochure in - Adventure Tours - Adelaide to Alice strong supporter of SA and Thomson and First Choice Springs Adventure Tour have a strong focus on Self retail stores as their prime - Ultimate Flinders Ranges 4WD drive in brochure. A South Australia Brochure. Australian Supplement is being Thomson Tailor-Made produced for Jan 2009 Dec 07 – Mar 09, Australia/NZ Brochure includes product as above All brands will now use AOT as their inbounder Travelmood - 2008- 2009 brochure: - Indian Pacific & The Ghan - Australian Wild Escapes - Barossa Valley Experience - Temptation Sailing - Dolphin Swim - Victor Harbor Tour - Spirit of the Coorong Discovery Cruise - Captain Cook Cruises - 3 Night 140 Murray River Discovery Cruise - Adventure Tours, 6 Day Adelaide to Alice Springs Safari - KI Sealink, Kangaroo Island Coast to Coast - Grazing On Gouger - Abbotsford Country House - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel - Comfort Hotel Adelaide Riviera - Hilton International Adelaide - Prairie Hotel - Wilpena Pound Resort - McCracken Country Club - Stranraer Homestead Flight Centre Charlotte Stanford Refocus on Australia and Worldwide Luxury Brochure - Approx 50,000 pax to 2nd Floor, CI Tower St Ground Product Manager New Zealand, increased - Banksia Adventures Australia per year. George's Square High Street product offered. - North Adelaide Heritage Group - Strong focus on product. New Malden KT3 4TE Surrey Have gone from 75 – 100 - The Louise - Good supporters of SA Tel: +44 20 8336 8035 retail shops in 18 months. marketing & product. email@example.com Australia Brochure - Coop marketing, 2 major www.flightcentre.co.uk Land product sales have - Indian Pacific & the Ghan campaigns, one sole state risen dramatically from 5% - AAT Kings Territory Discoveries and one DTOOZ to over 30% in last 18 - North Adelaide Heritage Group - Have 10 dedicated Australia months - Abbotsford Country House Stores. - Wilpena Pound Resort - Strong focus on training. Have now developed Luxury - Prairie Hotel - ITO: Infinity (FC owned), product and Australian - Banksia Adventures ATS and Qantas Holidays specialist retail stores in UK - McLaren Vale Cheese & Wine Trail - Australia Wild Escapes - Barossa Valley Experience - Sebel Playford - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury - Rydges South Park Adelaide - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - KI Sealink - APT – Kangaroo Island Odysseys - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Novotel Barossa Valley - Chardonnay Lodge - Desert Cave Hotel Gold Medal Rebecca Yerkess One of the UK's leading Brochure: - 50,000 pax to Australia per The Trident Centre Port Way, Destination Manager, independent travel - The Ghan, Indian Pacific year. 141 Ribble Docklands Preston PR2 Australia/NZ/South Pacific companies and ranked as - Cellar Door Pass - Gold Medal is used by over 2QG Lancashire the country's second largest - Melbourne to Adelaide Self-drive. 4000 retail travel agents in Tel: +44 01772 835 145 distributor of scheduled - Captain Cook Murray Princess UK. www.goldmedal.co.uk airline services. - Portee Station - ITO is ATS Pacific and Strong distribution with trade, - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris Proud Australia Holidays for direct-sell and key online - Sea Lion and Outback Experience some SA components, players. - Kangaroo Island Sealink however go direct where - Hyatt Regency Adelaide possible. - Sebel Playford Adelaide - Majestic Roof Garden - Mercure Grosvenor - Oaks Plaza Pier, Glenelg - The Louise, Barossa Valley - Grand Mercure Lofty House - Novotel Barossa Valley - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours Pure Luxury Brochure: - The Louise Kuoni Travel Limited Jayne White Kuoni has lead the United Brochure: - 90% Australian content in Kuoni House Product Manager Kingdom longhaul tour - The Ghan, Indian Pacific brochure. Dorking Surrey RH5 4AZ GB operation market and has - Adelaide Festival of Arts - 10,000 pax to Australia per Tel: +44 01306 744 115 consistently been the most - Migration Museum year – looking to increase www.kuoni.co.uk successful specialist tour - Fosters Tourism this with renewed focus on operator, winning Travel - Captain Cook - PS Murray Princess Australia over the next 3 Weekly’s ‘Best Long Haul - Coober Pedy Outback Experience years. Goal is 25k pax in Tour Operator’ for the last 22 - Big Blue Air Touring 2009 consecutive years. - Portee Station - Targets the more affluent - Mercure Grosvenor traveller. Has a good loyal - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury customer and agency base. - Stamford Grand Adelaide - Has specialist group and - Hilton International Adelaide sports touring arm. - Hyatt Regency Adelaide - Chef’s Media tours - Central Market - Kangaroo Island Sealink Qantas Holidays Esther Denyer They are in the top ten - Hilton International Adelaide - 60% Australian content in 395 King Street Market Development Manager wholesalers in the UK. - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel brochure. Hammersmith W6 9NJ GB Thomas Cook and Travel - Medina Grand Adelaide - 35,000 pax to Australia per Tel: +44 020 8222 9151 Kelly Dunn Counsellors (largest home - Hyatt Regency Adelaide year. www.qantasholidays.co.uk Product & Marketing Executive worker network) would be - Oaks Plaza Pier Hotel - Most products are sourced 142 Qantas Holidays number one - Mercure Grosvenor Hotel by Sydney, although the UK source of business from the - Breakfree on Hindley can request product to be UK. - Freedom Adelaide Meridien contracted. - Oaks Embassy - Generally higher end product They are also developing a - Stamford Grand Adelaide in brochure. direct sell market, with now - Novotel Barossa Valley Resort over 30% of their business - The Louise coming from this source and - Mercure Grand Hotel Mount Lofty strong links with Qantas House. Airlines. - City Sights Seaside, Day Tour – Premier Stateliner - Temptation Sailing – Dolphin Swim Tour. - A Night to Remember – Banksia Adventures - Life’s a Beach – Banksia Adventures - Bookabee bush food tour of Botanic gardens - Barossa Valley At Its Best, Day Tour Permier Stateliner - Barossa Valley Experience, Day Tour - Australian Wild Escapes Southern Flinders Ranges – Banksia Adventures - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Kangaroo Island Highlights, Day Tour – KI Sealink - Kangaroo Island Highlights, 2 Day, 1 Night – APT/KI Odysseys - Adelaide, Barossa, Kangaroo Island, 4 Days, 3 Nights – APT/KI Odysseys - Odyssey Murray Cruise, 4 Days, 3 Nights – Odyssey River Cruises - Murray River Weekend Escape Cruise, 4 days, 3 nights – Captain Cook Cruises - APT - AAT Kings Great Australian Outback Cattle Drive - Tour Down Under - Clipsal 500 - Womadelaide 143 - Hertz & Maui - Indian Pacific & The Ghan STA Travel Andrea Robinson STA Travel are the leading Brand new Australia only - Approx 85,000 pax per year Priory House 6 Wrights Lane General Manager Product student operator in the UK, 2009 – 2010 brochure to Australia. London W8 6TA GB with over 60 shops, call - YHA - Wants to develop ‘gap year’ Tel: +44207 361 6267 Natasha McLaughlin centre and website. STA - Blue Galah market. www.statravel.co.uk Surface Product Manger Travel UK is part of STA - Nomads - Currently running an online Travel Global which - Hotel Grand Chancellor interactive adventure comprises of over 450 - Campwild Adventures campaign with SATC & locations worldwide. - Groovy Grape Qantas - Temptation Sailing - Adventure Tours Australia - Pichi Richi Camel Tours - Nullarbor Traveller - Greyhound - Rail Australia - Travellers Autobarn - Conservation Volunteers World Wide - i-to-i volunteer tours Tailor Made Travel Lorna Curry Tailor Made Travel is Brochure: - 5,000 pax to Australia per 18 - 22 Port Street Evesham Land Product Director recognised as one of the - The Ghan, Indian Pacific year. WR11 1AL Worcestershire leading quality independent - Fosters Tourism - 100% Australian content in Tel: +44 01386 712019 travel companies in its field. - Sebel Playford brochure. www.talior-made.co.uk They specialise in preparing - Hotel Richmond - 90% of passengers “Tailor Made” itineraries for - Fire Station Inn (NAHG) purchase ground. holidays in Australia and - Southern Ocean Lodge - Has a fairly niche and New Zealand for the - Stranraer Homestead upmarket product. Target independent traveller. They - Abbotsford Country House market is 50+ independent are part of the Titan Travel - The Louise travellers. As their name Group - North Bundaleer Clare Valley implies, the company tailor - Angorichina Station makes all programmes. - Prairie Hotel Parachilna - Also has sports arm, - Wilpena Pound Resort Grandstand Travel. - ITO is Goway for Self Drives also use Southern World Vacations for some smaller niche product. Trailfinders Worldwide Alison Noble Number 1 wholesaler in the Worldwide Brochure: - 100,000 pax to Australia per 9 Abingdon Road Product Director UK and globally would be the - The Ghan, Indian Pacific year. London W8 6AL GB biggest supplier of - The Great Ocean Road Melbourne to - 30% Australian content in Tel: +44 020 7368 1525 passengers to Australia. Adelaide self drive holiday brochure – minimal SA. 144 www.trailfinders.com Selling tailor made itineraries - A Day in the Barossa Valley. Murray - Mainly operates a flight to independent travellers and River Highlights programme. some groups. - APT - 40% of passengers book - Hyatt Regency Adelaide ground product. - Rendezvous Allegra - Markets to a wide audience - Oaks Horizon Adelaide and has a good distribution. - Peregrine Flinders and KI tours in - ITO is ATS Pacific Trailfinders Overwrap of Peregrine brochure Stella Travel UK Julian Lawman Stella Travel Services UK is Travel 2 Brochure: - 100,000 pax to Australia Travel 2, Travel Bag Product Manager the parent company of well- - The Ghan, Indian Pacific each year. Hamlyn House 21-23 Highgate known tour operators, Travel - Dolphin Watch or Dolphin Swim - ITO will be switching to ATS Hill, Cnr Macdonald Road Emma Viney 2 (wholesale, trade-only) and - Spirit of the Coorong Cruises Pacific, part of the Stella Group London N19 5PR GB Assistant Product Manager Travelbag (consumer, direct- - KI Sealink in 2009. Currently they use Tel: +44 0207 561 2755 sell). Both brands have been - Barossa Valley Experience AOT www.travel2.com promoting & selling holidays - APT – KI Odysseys - Strong Australian presence in www.travelbag.co.uk to Australia for over 25 years. - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris brochures and thru retail Sealion & Outback Experience outlets. Stella Travel Services UK - Wetlands Discovery Cruise - SATC is currently working complements its tour - The Great Ocean Road Self-Drive with Stella on an Outback operating businesses with (Mel-ADL) campaign and brochure with two major retail travel agency - Mercure Grosvenor Hotel TA and 4 other States chains - Harvey World Travel - BreakFree on Hindley Adelaide and the Global Travel Group, - Holiday Inn Adelaide which make them one of the - Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide biggest travel agents in the - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel UK. - Hyatt Regency Adelaide - North Adelaide Heritage Group - Nine Historic Cottages - Oaks Plaza Pier, Glenelg - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Seafront Resort - Kanagroo Island Wilderness Retreat - Novotel Resort, Barossa Valley - The Louise, Barossa Valley Travel Bag Brochure: Wrap of Travel 2 brochure UNITED KINGDOM – ‘MEDIUM LIST’ WHOLESALERS 145 All Ways Pacific Catherine Walter Tour Operator specialising in Accommodation: - Good broad range of South 7 Whielden Street Product Manager FIT and escorted group Adelaide Australian product. Old Amersham tours. The company markets − Hyatt Regency Adelaide - 35% Australian content in HP7 0HT Bucks to the older generation with − Hilton International Adelaide brochure. Tel: +44 01494 432 747 most on a "Trip of a Lifetime" − North Adelaide Heritage Group - 1500 pax to Australia per www.all-ways.co.uk although there is an − Oaks Pier Hotel and Suites. year. increasing number of repeat Tours: - Good producers for journeys. All accommodation − Banksia Adventures – Fleurieu Australia but have strong is in the middle to upper Peninsula, Southern Flinders, focus on New Zealand. range. Australian wine and Country, the Ultimate Flinders 4WD Experience. − APT – Half Day City Tour. − Sealink – Kangaroo Island Day Tour. − Taste of South Australia – Barossa Valley Day tour. − Exceptional KI – Kangaroo Island in Style. − Captain Cook – PS Murray Princess. − River of Australia - MV Expedition. Rail: The Ghan & Indian Pacific, The Overland. Self Drives: Melbourne to Adelaide Audley Travel Rachel Wood Independent hgh end, luxury Brochure: - Approx 2,000 pax to The New Mill Program Manager and looking for different - North Adelaide Heritage Group Australia each year New Mill Lane Australia/NZ/South Pacific boutique, products. Large (Buxton Manor, Fire Station, Friendly - ITO is Outback Encounter Witney OX29 9SX focus on responsible tourism. Meeting Chapel) and ATS Tel: +44 1993 838 000 Paul Done - Adelaide Hills Country Cottages - Great product range www.audleytravel.com Australia Regional Manager Approximately 190 staff – 14 - Grey Masts particularly in comparison solely selling Australia now. - Life Time Private Retreats (The Cliff to rest of Australia Voted as best tour operator House, The Sky House) of the year at the recent - Stranraer Homestead Guardian Travel Awards. - Southern Ocean Lodge - Abbotsford Country House - North Bundaleer - Angorichina Station - Desert Cave Hotel - Baird Bay Eco Villas - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris/Kangaluna Camp - Tourabout Adelaide - Exceptional KI - Wildlife and Natural 146 Wonders - Wool and Wine (Angorichina Station, North Bundaleer) - Outback & Sea-lion Encounter (Wirraminna Outback Station, Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris) - Coorong – Spirit of the Coorong, Mail Run, Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Murraylands – Odyssey River Cruises, Murray River - The Ghan, Indian Pacific Bales Worldwide Sally Inskip Independent luxury operator. Brochure: - Approx 100 pax to Bales House Product Manager Started selling Australia in - Hyatt Regency Adelaide Australia each year. Junction Road 2007. Dedicated Australia - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury Dorking RH4 3HL Brochure released Dec 2007. - Collingrove Homestead, Barossa Tel: + 44 01306732730 Valley www.balesworldwide.com - The Louise, Barossa Valley - Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island - Stranraer Homestead, Kangaroo Island Bath Travel David Betsworth Bath Travel is the leading Accommodation: - Have a good loyal 2 Albert Road Manager Long Haul independent retail agent for − Holiday Inn Adelaide customer base via a Bournemouth BH1 1BY GB the South West of England. − Oaks Plaza Pier network of retail travel Tel: +44 01202 200 748 Strong repeat visitors and − North Adelaide Heritage Group shops. Tailor makes most www.bathtravel.com baby boomer demographic − Breakfree on Hindley packages. with high disposable income. − Rendezvous Allegra - Approx 6,000 pax to Large cruise market out of − Mercure Grosvenor Australia per year. UK. − Mount Lofty House - ITO is ATS Pacific - Also overwrap ATS white − The Louise label luxury brochure − Stranraer Homestead - Strong on cruising sales. Self Drive: − 2 night, 3 Day Clare/Barossa (Thorn Park Country House, Barossa - The Louise) − 3 days/2 nights Great Southern Journey (Chardonnay Lodge.) − MEL to ADL Self Drive route Tours: − Adelaide City Stopover − 2 day/1 night Flinders Ranges 4WD 147 Explorer – Banksia Adventures − Kangaroo Island Coast to Coast.- Sealink − 2 day/1 night Coober Pedy – Desert Cave Hotel − Barossa and Clare Valleys- Banksia Adventures Transport: Budget, Maui, Britz, Indian Pacific, The Ghan Bridge and Wickers Rachel Bottomley Direct sell Australian New brochure to be released soon. But - Niche high-end product 3, The Courtyard, 44 Gloucester Product Director specialist. current one: with good yield and above Avenue Primrose Hill City Accommodation: £2500 average spend London NW1 8JD GB David Wickers Company started by Jerry Adelaide - 1100 pax to Australia Tel: +44 020 7438 6552 Director Bridge (ex Bridge the World) − Oaks Embassy - Very supportive of solo www.bridgeandwickers.com and David Wickers (Chief − North Adelaide Heritage Group campaigns for SATC. Jerry Bridge Travel Editor Sunday Times (Buxton Manor, Fire Station, Friendly - Joined with SATC to share Managing Director for 17 years). Meeting Chapel) stand at Luxury Travel Wealth of Experience and a Flinders/Outback Show, London 2009. fresh approach to selling − Prairie Hotel Australia. − Rawnsley Park Eco Villas Kangaroo Island − Lifetime Private Retreats − Stranraer Homestead − Southern Ocean Lodge Barossa/Clare − Abbotsford Country House − North Bundaleer Limestone Coast − Robe Lifestyle Properties Tours: The Southern Outback – (Wilpena Pound Resort, Prairie Hotel, Arkaroola Ridgetop 4WD, Embassy), Exceptional Kangaroo Island and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris Rail: Indian Pacific, The Ghan National Tours: An Aussie Tour (Lifestyle Properties, Stranraer Homestead, Oaks Embassy) 148 Emerald Travel Bruce Taylor Smaller, tailor made direct Brochure: - 5,000 pax per year to 15-16 New Burlington Street Business Development sell operator. Also strong - The Louise Australia Mayfair London W1S 3BJ Director links to a sports tour operator - The Ghan, Indian Pacific - Just launched a new Tel: + 44 020 7312 1705 specialising in car racing, - Kangaroo Island Wanderer concept in their retail travel www.eTours-Online.co.uk rugby and cricket tours - The Sebel Playford store, Peoples Travel, that - Oaks Embassy & Plaza Pier has interactive blogging - Stranraer Homestead and live web feeds in store. - Angorichina Station, Flinders Ranges - Thorn Park, Clare Valley - North Bundaleer, Clare Valley - Buxton Manor, NAHG Freedom Australia David Wallis Specialising in self-contained - Oaks Horizons Adelaide - 95% Australian content in Centurion House, Railway Director apartment/villa style holidays - Mantra on Hindmarsh Square brochure. Street, in Australia, with car hire, - Oaks Plaza Pier Glenelg. - Approx. 6,000 pax per year Hertford. SG14 1AP Jenny Snow motor homes, tours and - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury to Australia. Tel: +44 01992 514912 Product Manager flights. - Franklin Central Apartments - More of a retail agent www.freedomaustralia.co.uk - Breakfree on Hindley rather than a wholesaler - Majestic Old Lion Apartments but does package products - Novotel Barossa Valley directly. Is known to have - Ozone Seafront Hotel a good knowledge of - Whalers Inn Resort Australia and targets the - Self Drive – Mel to ADL more independent traveller. - The Ghan Gullivers Sports Travel Suzy Hillier The United Kingdom’s Australia as part of a worldwide sports - Has potential to offer pre Fiddington Manor Tewkesbury Marketing Manager leading sports tour operator programme and post touring outside of Gloucestershire GL20 7BJ GB offering fully inclusive travel sports programmes. Tel: +44 01684 29 3175 packages for groups of www.gulliversports.co.uk supporters to follow major sporting events around the world. The Lotus Group Matt McMillan The Lotus Group is an Accommodation: - Good potential. Sandpiper House 39 Queen Australasia Product Manager established direct sell agent. Adelaide - Target market is mid 30s Elizabeth Street London SE1 (Departing Dec 2008) They are traditionally strong - Breakfree on Hindley plus. Has over 350 2BT GB sellers to East coast - Sebel Playford reservation ‘traders’. Tel: +44 020 7962 9966 Australia but are now - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel - Approx 25,000 pax to www.dialaflight.com increasing sales to South - Oaks Plaza Pier Glenelg Australia per year. Australia - Hilton International Adelaide - ITO is ATS and GTA Tours: - Captain Cook - Adventure Tours - Oz Experience 149 - APT – KI Odysseys They produce a monthly mail shot as their brochure which is sent to all repeat customers and also a door drop to new potential customers. Most of their business comes from their website. www.dialaflight.com Thomas Cook Robbie Orr Thomas Cook Group is one Awaiting new brochures for all brands, as - Outbound from the UK Flight Savers Units 1-3 Head of Product for Thomas of the largest ITA’s in the UK there have been many changes in the approx 260,000 pax. Coningsby Road Cook worldwide with strong high street structure of the Thomas Cook companies - 45,000 to Australia Peterborough PE3 8BL GB presence and well-known this year. - Also under their group are www.thomascook.com Victoria Morris brand name. (now the Current Signature Brochure: luxury specialists, Elegant Product Manager second largest travel - Accommodation: Resorts, company in UK/Europe) - Rydges South Park - The Australia Product is - Mercure Grosvenor brochured through their - Hilton Adelaide Signature brand. - Holiday Inn Adelaide - Tours: - Barossa day trips - KI Sealink - Kangaroo island - MV Expedition – River of Australia Expeditions Turquoise Holiday Company Sue Leitch Started in 2003 by all ex Brochure: - Approx. 400 pax to 37-39 London End Old Product Director Bridge the World staff. - Exceptional Kangaroo Island Australia per year. Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire Experience focussed rather - Australian Coastal Safaris - ITO is Outback Encounter HP9 HW GB Katy Lamb than product focussed. - Big Blue Air Touring and ATS Pacific. Tel: +44 0870 443 177 Marketing/Product Manager Direct sell only – no - Angorichina Station - Niche/high-end, focussing www.turquoiseholidays.co.uk wholesale - Prairie Hotel on honeymoons. Specialist in upmarket - Lifetime Private Retreats honeymoon. - Southern Ocean Lodge - The Louise - Stranraer Homestead Wexas Susanne Nuttal Established in 1970, WEXAS Wexas Travel Planner: - Full worldwide brochure – 45-49 Brompton Road Product Marketing Manager International is the United - The Ghan, Indian Pacific 10% Australian content. Knightsbridge London SW3 1DE Kingdom’s largest - Rawnsley Park Station - Approx 3,500 pax to Tel: +44 020 7589 3315 independent Travel Club. - Kangaroo Island Highlights – APT/KI Australia per year. www.wexas.com Typically, the 40,000+ Odysseys - Working with TA and DAP members are high income - The Best of Barossa & Clare partners to sell Australia to 150 professionals aged 45-55 - Rendezvous Allegra Adelaide other WEXAS members years who use the services - The Louise Barossa Valley that have not travelled to of Wexas for both their - Thorn Park Country House Clare Australia. leisure and business travel Valley needs. - Kangaroo Island Lodge UNITED KINGDOM – ‘OPPORTUNITY LIST’ WHOLESALERS Abercrombie and Kent Kay Durden Travel company offering five Brochure: - India, Orient & Australasian St Georges House Ambrose St Product Manager star tailor-made holidays - Indian Pacific, The Overland, The brochure, very little Cheltenham GL503LG GB worldwide – luxury and high Ghan Australian content. Tel: +44 1244 547 864 end. - Fosters Tourism - Approx 200 pax to www.abercrombiekent.co.uk - Hyatt Regency Adelaide Australia per year. - Bishops Garden (NAHG) - Abbotsford Country House - The Louise - Collingrove Homestead - Desert Cave Hotel, Coober Pedy - Lifetime Private Retreats Bailey Robinson Sarah Parker Independent travel company Brochure: - Approx 400 pax to The Courtyard, Hungerford Product Manager offering luxury villas, accom - The Louise Australia Berkshire RG17 0NF and touring options. They - Thorn Park - First brochure launched in + 44 1488 689700 launched Australia in late - Abbotsford Country House November 2006 www.baileyrobinson.com 2006. - Great Australian Outback Cattle Drive - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Baird Bay Eco Villas - Arkaba Station - North Bundaleer - Angorichina Station - Lifetime Private Retreats - Southern Ocean Lodge Cox & Kings Aaron Jennings Cox & Kings is the longest Brochure due to be released, likely to - Approx 100 pax to 6th Floor, 30 Millbank Product Manager established travel company include strong SA coverage, product from Australia London SW1P 4DU in the world, They are a the flowing regions: - First brochure launched in Tel: + 44 0207 873 5000 direct sell tour operator who Adelaide, Clare Valley, Barossa Valley, November 2008 www.coxandkings.co.uk organise brochure tours for Kangaroo Island, Flinders Ranges - ITO is ATS Pacific both groups and individuals, and tailor-made individual tours. Group sizes do not normally exceed 25 people & are generally smaller. They 151 also offer a Family Explorer range of tailor-made private adventure holidays. Titan Travel Group Ben Davis Worldwide brochure on South Australia forms part of 2 round - Fully inclusive tours (mid to HiTours House Product Manager Australia, escorted tours from the UK. Australia tours and one Australasian tour. high range). Crossoak Lane Salfords New Zealand - Approximately 2000 pax to Redhill RH1 5EX Surrey Australia. Tel: +44 01293 450 723 www.titantours.co.uk UNITED KINGDOM – ONLINE Addicted To Travel Colin Richards Online membership based Online, no brochure - Co-founders of company www.addictedtotravel.com Co-Founder community web referral Current product listed are former First Choice operator. - Nullarbor Traveller Directors. Nick Anstead Offering direct lead to - Bookabee Tours Australia - Has only been live since Co- Founder member operators as well as - Adventure Tours Australia September 2007. Blogs and online feedback. - MV Expedition – River of Australia - Activity encourages - Ozone Seafront Hotel community reviews of - Rawnsley Park Eco Villas + Holiday product. units - Approx 400 pax to Australia. - E newsletter started in SEPT 2008. Responsible Travel Richard Skinner An online web only Online, no brochure - Must have dedicated www.responsibletravel.com Sales Director membership organisation Current product listed responsible travel policy, that only promotes trips - Heading Bush elements to include, and accommodations that - Nullarbor Traveller community, environment, are run in a way that - Southern Ocean Lodge economy. maximises the positive and - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours - Largest UK online referral minimises the negative - Bookabee Tours Australia website impacts on the local - 300,000 users each Month. community, economy and - E-zine goes to 150,000 environment. registered users each month 152 Global Travel Market Jess Rehor Australian dedicated travel Online, no brochure - Approx 70,000 pax to Australian Travel Market Commercial Manager search engine. Several SA product have signed up to Australia th 5 Floor, Regal House their Monthly fee advertising structure, - SA hosted a dedicated 9 70 London Road Online buy-in web referral with direct referral to the SA operators page micro site for 7 Twickernham, TW1 3QS GB operator, no commission. own websites. months through 2008. Tel: +44 870 499 9550 - E newsletter go to 120,000 www.australiatravelmarket.com In operation since Feb 2006. each month Currently building direct product links. IRELAND WHOLESALERS Abbey Travel Kathryn McCarthy One of the key Australian Wrap Qantas Holidays brochure - Looking to have a stronger 43-45 Middle Abbey St Manager Specialists in Ireland. focus on South Australia in Dublin 1 IE the future. Tel: +353 01 804 7188 www.australia.ie Austravel Ireland Ciara Cocoran One Retail store of the UK Product as per Austravel UK brochure - Looking to cross train all 18-19 Duke Street Marketing Manager brand in Dublin. They share brands in Dublin office to Dublin 2 IE retail space with other TUI sell each other. Tel:+ 353 01 642 7000 Gemma Fee brands, Crystal Ski, - Marketing decisions now www.austravel.ie Senior Travel Designer American holidays and made in Ireland Tropical Places - Send approx 3,000 pax to Australia each year Club Travel Aine Whelan Club Travel is the largest Recently produced brochure, copies not - Send approx 7,000 pax to 30 Lower Abbey Street Inclusive Tour Manager Irish Travel Agent employing yet received. Australia per year. Dublin 1 IE 90 staff. As a consolidator - Mainly flights only and Tel: +353 01 500 5503 Joanna Kavanagh they represent 55 airlines. group tours with AAT kings www.clubtravel.ie Australian Holidays Are rapidly acquiring other www.australianholidays.ie Manager companies including Australian Specialist Agency and Student Travel Agency. Joe Walsh Tours Alana Ware Tour Operation program to New brochure currently being produced, - Approximately 500 pax to 8-11 Lower Baggot Street Marketing Manager South East Asia, Caribbean, currently running form 2007-2008 Australia a year. Dublin 2 IE Australia & New Zealand. Brochure. Tel: +353 01 241 0800 Flight only consolidation to www.joewalshtours.ie Asia and Australia/New Zealand. Focus on high end FIT and 153 honeymoon market. USIT Dearbhla O’Brien Specialist in Student, Youth - Groovy Grape – Boomerang tour - Approx 10,000 pax to 19-21 Aston Quay O'Connell Commercial Director & Independent Travel for - Campwild Adventures – Kangaroo Australia per year. Bridge Dublin 2 IE Europe, USA & Longhaul. Island Tour Tel: +353 01 602 1733 Lisa O’Regan, Marketing USIT also cater for groups, - Nullarbor Traveller – Australian www.usit.ie Manager adults & family bookings. Camping Adventures. USIT is Ireland's biggest - Adventure Tours Australia student travel company with 21 branches in the Republic and Northern Ireland. BENELUX - WHOLESALERS Aussie Tours Product Director Direct wholesaler Brochure: - 2500 Pax per year Sint-Jansstraat78 Els Verhoest specialising in Australia, - Rydges South Park - 100% Australian content. B-8840 Staden, New Zealand and the South - North Adelaide Heritage Group (Fire - South Australia very well Belgium Pacific for Flemish Belgium. Station) represented in brochure Tel: +32 51705611 Main focus on the major FIT - Hilton Adelaide www.aussietours.be market, moderate to - Majestic Roof Garden Hotel upmarket. They also offer all - Stamford Grand inclusive, small and - Oaks Plaza Pier upmarket Dutch and Belgium - Novotel Barossa Valley Resort guided group tours. - Jacobs Creek Retreat - The Louise - Clare Country Club - Kangaroo Island Lodge - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat - Rawnsley Park Eco Villas - Wilpena Pound Resort - Desert Cave Hotel - A Taste of South Australia - Kangaroo Island Sealink, - Banksia Adventures - Exceptional KI - Nullarbor Traveller - Ecotrek - Adventure Tours Australia. - Self drive – MEL-ADL, SYD-ADL, ADL-DRW 154 - Greyhound - Indian Pacific, The Ghan Barron Travel Greta Bal Direct-seller to high end Barron Brochure: Barron Travel Hinthamerstraat 100’s- Senior Product Manager product with 3 offices - Rendezvous Allegra - 100% Australian content in Hertogenbosch throughout Holland. Part of - North Adelaide Heritage Group brochure. 5211 MS NL Philip Evers the larger ITG group - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat - 2000 pax to Australia per Tel: +31 073 548 22 25 Wereldcontact -Product That has now purchased 2 - The Lousie year. www.barrontravel.com Manager more Australian focused - Rawnsley Park Eco Villa’s - Self Drive itineraries and companies - group tour - Prairie Hotel simplicity of packaging is specialist Wereldcontact - Majestic Roof Garden attractive. Reisen and online company, - A Taste of South Australia Werldcontact Reizen Travelaustralia. - Barossa Day tour Wereldcontact Reizen De Molen 61 - Temptation Sailing - 2500 Pax to Australia Houten 3995 AW - Spirit of the Coorong Cruises - Mix of group tours and FIT Netherlands - Nullarbor Traveller product on offer TEL: + 31 343 530 511 - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours www. wereldcontact.nl - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Great Australian Outback Cattle Drive - Adventure Tours Australia - Self-drive: Mel to Adl, Explorers Way, Syd to Adl - Indian Pacific, The Ghan. Note: new brochure due out in Jan 2009 Boomerang Reizen Edwin Hessing Established arm of the Brochure: - Caters for mainstream and Nieuwe Parklaan 17 Den Haag General Manager German brand, opened - Hilton Adelaide niche, including adventure 2597 LA NL another office in the - Hotel Grand Chancellor options Tel: +31 070 3228 653 Netherlands in 2003. - Stamford Grand Adelaide - Great supporters of SA. www.boomerand-reizen.nl - Fire Station Inn (NAHG) - Own inbound office in - Breakfree Director’s Studios Sydney. - Desert Cave Hotel - First Australian and New - Mud Hut Motel Zealand dedicated - Wilpena Pound Resort brochure produced from - Prairie Hotel the Netherlands - Standpipe Gold Motor Inn - Good, high yielding - Wirraminna Station bookings - Cottages of Goolwa - Approximately 1,500 pax - Lawley Farm – Barossa per year. - Barossa Weintal - Chardonnay Lodge - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat Kangaroo Island Lodge 155 - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Poltalloch Station - Ann’s Place - Spirit of the Coorong Cruises - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Tours - KI Sealink - Proud Australia – 3 Day Murray River Cruise. - Nullarbor Traveller - Greyhound - The Ghan, Indian Pacific QAS Sven Dijkstra GSA for Qantas Holidays in Brochure: - Product is higher-end and Vijzelgracht 13 Director the Netherlands and no. 1 - Rendezvous Allegra Hotel has up-market clientele. Amsterdam 1017 HM NL wholesaler for flights to - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury - Approx. 3,500 to Australia. Tel: +31 20 683 8471 Australia from Holland. - Kangaroo Island Seafront - Qantas Holidays or Goway. www.qasholidays.nl - Freedom Adelaide Meridien . - Wilpena Pound Resort - Prairie Hotel - Thorn Park Country House - Self Drive: Adelaide – Perth, Sydney – Adelaide, Adelaide – Perth, - Kangaroo Island Sealink Kuoni Petrel van Bronkhorst Sell to the clients via travel Brochure: - 70% Australian content in Entrada 211-214 Product Manager agencies or direct and via - Mecure Grosvenor brochure. Amsterdam 1001 the internet (Net Vacations). - Holiday Inn Hindley - 3,000 pax to Australia per Tel: +31 020 398 9292 African Holidays is a - Rendezvous Allegra year. www.kuoni.nl subsidiary. - Grayline - Good product – developing - KI Odysseys - APT new SA programmes. - The Ghan, Indian Pacific Strong on self-drive components. - ITO is ATS Pacific. - Perenial winner of best Operator to Australia from Dutch tourism Awards Pacific Island Travel Rob Kusters One of the leading Brochure: - Combined Australia/New Herengracht 495 Director specialists to Australasia - Rydges South Park Adelaide, Zealand brochure, 60% Amsterdam N-1017 from the Dutch market. - North Adelaide Heritage Group dedicated to Australia. Tel: +31 020 638 7855 - Hilton Adelaide - 2,500 pax per year www.pacficislandtravel.com - Majestic Roof Garden Hotel - Stamford Grand Adelaide - Oaks Plaza Pier 156 - Novotel Barossa Valley Resorte - Jacobs Creek Retreat - The Louise - Clare Country Club - Thorn Park Country House. - Kangaroo Island Lodge - Ozone Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Seafront Hotel - Kangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat. - Comfort Inn Port Augusta - Wilpena Pound Resort - Desert Cave Hotel - Melaleuca Motel & Apartments - Poltalloch Station Farm Stay - Russells Camp Farm Stay - A Taste of South Australia - Kangaroo Island Sealink - Banksia Adventures - Indian Pacific, The Ghan Tasman Travel Mariette Hermans Best of the South Pacific Brochure: - 100% Australian content. Postbus 40 Harlingen Product Manager Group. Target Market is self- - Breakfree Directors Studios - South Australia very well N-8860 AA NL drive independent travellers - The Chifley South Terrace represented in brochure. Tel: +31 517 430068 in mid 40 plus. - Medina Grand Treasury - Good distribution network www.tasmantravel.nl - Rendezvous Allegra plus ability to negotiate - Oaks Embassy rates. - Stamford Grand Glenelg - Nomads - MV Expedition - Spirit of the Coorong Cruises - Portee Station - Exceptional KI - KI Sealink - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Banksia Adventures - Kangaroo Island Lodge - Magic Tours - Wilpena Pound Resort - Nullarbor Traveller 157 NORDIC WHOLESALERS Australiareiser Rolf Kjeseth Retail facing tour operator Brochure: - 4,000 pax to Australia. Oevre Slottsgate 17, 6. etg General Manager in Sweden and Norway. - Breakfree Directors Studio - Targets families and high Oslo 157, Norway Has grown from 25 staff in - Breakfree on Hindley yielding individuals. Tel: + 47 23 89 68 29 Eirik Solen 2.5 years. Looking to open - Hyatt Regency Adelaide - ITO is ATS www.australiareiser.no Product Manager 2nd Swedish shop and - Oaks Horizons - Also wrap ATS luxury potentially in Denmark. - All Seasons Adelaide brochure. - Mercure Grosvenor - Holiday Inn Adelaide - Barossa Valley Wineries - Adelaide City Tour - Kangaroo Island Highlights - Kangaroo Island in Style - Captain Cook Cruises – Wetlands Discovery Cruise - The Ghan, Indian Pacific My Planet Winnie Sorensen My Planet My Planet Brochure: My Planet Hannibal Marco-Polo Assistant Product Manager Major Danish Market Travel - Fire Station Inn – NAHG - 8,000 pax per year. Borgergade 16 provider. Have recently lost - Abbotsford Country House - ITO is AOT. Copenhagen K DK-1300 market share in Sweden. - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury Tel: +45 033 76 67 00 Direct sell to public – also - Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, www.myplanet.com via Internet and friendship - Saville City Suites www.hannibal.dk societies. - Rawnsley Park Station www.marcopolo.dk - Wilpena Pound Resort - A Night to Remember – Banksia Adventures - MV Expedition, Rivers of Australia - Temptation Sailing - Bookabee Hannibal/Marco Polo Brochure: Hannibal Marco-Polo Hannibal Marco-Polo - Holiday Inn Adelaide - Approx 1500 pax to Mainly tailor made - Hyatt Regency Adelaide Australia per year. itineraries aimed at luxury - Breakfree on Hindley - ITO is now AOT market & groups with - North Adelaide Heritage Group - They have a good Danish speaking guides. - Hilton Adelaide selection of South Market is 40+ - general - Novotel Barossa Valley Resort Australian product and are touring, high yield - The Louise a big supporter of SA. - Desert Cave Hotel - Wilpena Pound Resort - Prairie Hotel - Stranraer Homestead - Kangaroo Island Seafront 158 - Portee Station - APT/KI Odysseys - MV Expedition – River of Australia Expeditions - Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safaris - Banksia Adventures - The Ghan Tour Pacific Annette Sandqvist They are the GSA for Do not have their own Australia Brochure of - Tour East and ATS Pacific Box 1090, Sundstorget 3, 3rd Product Manager Qantas Holidays. their own but do overbrand Qantas are their ITO. Floor SE-251 10 Helsingborg, They do 65% direct sell and Holidays Full Programme - 1,300 pax to Australia per Sweden Lars Jonsson 35% the retail travel trade. year. Tel: +46 42 17 95 00 Managing Director Last year they contracted - They have strong agents www.tourpacific.se Aesia which is the second for selling of Australia. largest RTA in Sweden with 45 shop fronts throughout the country. Nyhavn Rejser Steen Grossman Based in Copenhagen, Brochure: - ITO is Australia One. Nyhavn 12 Copenhagen Product Manager Denmark. - Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury - Approximately 11,000 pax DK-1051 USA is their number one - Breakfree on Hindley per year. Tel: +45 033 320320 Neils Johansen destination but Australia is - Mercure Grosvenor - Australia is 2nd top selling www.nyhavn.dk Director Marketing and taking a higher priority. - Stranraer Homestead destination for Nyhavn with Production Numbers to Australia have - Prairie Hotel 1,500 pax per year continued to increase. - Peppers the Louise - Self drive package, Mel – Adl, via Kangaroo Island - The Ghan, Indian Pacific - Hertz, Kea Campers 159